Industry Briefs July 13, 2021

FormFree, Athens, Ga., partnered with ICE Mortgage Technology, part of Intercontinental Exchange Inc., a provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, to make its AccountChek 3n1 asset, income and employment verification service available in the Encompass cloud-based loan origination platform

Industry Briefs Apr. 27, 2021

Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said full-year 2021 real GDP growth expectations improved to 6.8 percent, including 9.1 percent annualized growth in the second quarter, due primarily to the continued easing of virus-related social restrictions and stimulus-driven consumer spending.

Industry Briefs Monday Feb. 22 2021

Redfin, Seattle, announced it entered into an agreement to acquire RentPath, an Atlanta-based owner of,, and, for $608 million in cash.

Industry Briefs, Jan. 5, 2021

Simon Property Group, Indianapolis, completed its acquisition of an 80 percent ownership interest in The Taubman Realty Group Limited Partnership, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Industry Briefs Nov. 13, 2020

Qualia, San Francisco, launched its Physical Document Service, enabling mortgage lenders to automate management of paper trailing documents from title partners through Qualia.

Christy Moss, CMB, and Ken Logan, CMB: Reps and Warrants Relief Key to IMB Liquidity Strategies

There is more to spinning today’s volume into gold than efficiently originating high quality loans. For independent mortgage banks, the name of the game is liquidity. Lenders with an eye and a taste for transformative growth are equally attentive to their liquidity strategies, including how their origination practices impact liquidity now and after the current cycle ends.